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John and Mandi

us --> van --> overland
7 yrs and 6 days - end of the road

Status Report (7)

Forty Two Month Status Report

Nov 28, 2018

Again we find guidance from our titles of old, gleaning the wisdom so slight in their folds. The obvious from oblivious, truths from the less serious, subconsciously leaked and consciously told. Those things we see clearly, abstractly portrayed,...

Year Three Status Report

May 3, 2018

Somewhere, in this past year, we changed...hopefully for the better. We have lost the urge to press on, almost entirely. We no longer check the weather for optimal conditions. We know we want to be far south for the South American summer, somehow we...

Thirty Month Status Report

Nov 2, 2017

Another six months passed, eventfully so. Statistically, not much different than all the time now of old. The ebbs, the flows, the triumphs, the lows, the eventuality of changes and the differences they pose. To us, it is apparent that we have...

Year Two Status Report

May 31, 2017

Two years on the road, we cannot believe it either. While we had planned for a multi-year trip, it is still unfathomable when we reach superfluous milestones such as this. Since we had never traveled before starting our Pan American journey, we...

Eighteen Month Status Report

Nov 2, 2016

As we complete our eighteenth month of traveling, we initiate reflection... a prescribed evaluation of where we have been, where we are going, and how our traverses have influenced us. I continue to be astonished by the journey we are on, both by...

Year One Status Report

May 16, 2016

It is hard to believe that we have been on the road for a year. Time has dripped at warp speed. This past year felt like a decade long month. There were times it seemed as if we were running out of time yet we caught ourselves referring to moments...
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